Business climate action "irreversible": Combet

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
Business and investors acceptance of the need to decarbonise Australia's economy is "irreversible," said newly appointed Net Zero Economy Agency chair Greg Combet.

Australian Unity inks sustainability-linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 11 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
Australian Unity has signed a $50 million sustainability linked loan (SLL), linked to performance against the company's Community and Social Value (CSV) Framework.

Podcast: Investing in climate resilience - Michael Bones

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
On this episode of The Greener Way, we're speaking with the Investor Group on Climate Change advocacy manager Michael Bones. IGCC has recently launched a two-year strategy to help investors fund projects and companies that will help our changing world ...

Forestry companies create global engagement body

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
A coalition of forestry companies including New Forests have launched a collaborative engagement body that will advocate on issues including climate change, biodiversity loss and halting and reversing deforestation.

Australian Ethical crowned most sustainable

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
Investment management company Australian Ethical has been identified as the asset manager most committed to sustainability.

Avani partners with EG towards "real zero"

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
EG has partnered with Avani Solutions to achieve "real zero" carbon targets with the rollout of Avani's integrated systems platform across the EG Delta Fund assets.

Bank says fossil fuel exclusions "will bite" in the future

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 31 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
A growing group of financial institutions from around the world are divesting from fossil fuel companies and projects and becoming certified as fossil-fuel free. This presents a growing challenge as the window of what is considered exposure narrows.

Bridging the ESG gap: strategies for institutional investors

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 28 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
Institutional investors worldwide face a moment of truth for their commitment to improving ESG. Translating this commitment into tangible action remains a substantial hurdle.

Podcast: Driving a sustanability strategy - Amarjot Bagga

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
Joining us for this episode is Amarjot Bagga, head of environmental and social impact at Iress, a financial services software provider.

Pact Group sells stake in crate pooling business

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
Integrated plastic recycling, reuse and packaging manufacturing Pact Group will sell half of its crate pooling business for $160 million to create a strategic partnership to grow the wash and distribution business.